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Bangladesh: Educating Tomorrow's Generation

May 31, 2017

Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in primary education. Today, nearly 98% children attend primary school. 80% children completed primary education in 2015, which increased from 60% completion rate in 2010. The dropout rate has gone down significantly. With a vision of ‘education for all’, the government of Bangladesh has undertaken the Third Primary Education Development Program (PEDP3), which covers Grades I through V and one year of pre-primary education. As PEDP 3 provides the necessary tools, Bangladesh has shown how access to education can build a better tomorrow.